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Byron Saintsing Named to Business North Carolina Magazine’s 2024 Legal Elite

January 08, 2024

Raleigh, N.C. (January 8, 2024) – Smith Debnam Attorneys at Law is delighted to announce that Partner Byron L. Saintsing has once again been recognized by Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite, reaffirming Saintsing’s status as a distinguished attorney and experienced litigator in the area of Construction Law for the third straight year.

The Legal Elite distinction is a prestigious honor awarded to attorneys with outstanding skill, experience, and dedication in their respective practice areas. The Legal Elite designation is particularly significant for its rigorous peer-review process, with attorneys across the state casting their votes to identify the top lawyers in various practice areas. Saintsing’s inclusion in this prestigious list is a testament to the respect and esteem he has earned from his peers.

“Byron’s inclusion in Business North Carolina Magazine’s 2024 Legal Elite is a well-deserved recognition of his outstanding contributions to our firm and the legal field,” said Jerry T. Myers, Managing Partner at Smith Debnam. “His commitment to providing exceptional legal counsel and his passion for achieving favorable outcomes for our clients exemplify the high standards of excellence we uphold at our firm.”

Saintsing has amassed nearly four decades of experience in Construction Law, Equipment Leasing and Finance, Bankruptcy, and Creditors’ Rights since launching his legal career in 1985. His exceptional knowledge and commitment have earned him the prestigious AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. Leading the firm’s construction law practice group, he has not only authored and presented on various construction and equipment leasing topics but also remains an active member of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, Turnaround Management Association, and North Carolina Creditors Bar Association. Saintsing proudly earned a B.A. cum laude from Wake Forest University and a J.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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